July 15, 2012

What Will Morsi Do About Syria?

Cumali Onal, Today's Zaman

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Syria is a crucial country for Egypt. Even though there was a failed attempt of the two countries to become a single sovereign state during the Gamal Abdel Nasser era, they have always remained on the same side against their common enemy, Israel.

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TAGGED: Bashar al-Assad, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt, Turkey, Syria


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